Review: Norvasc and Lopressor
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Norvasc and Lopressor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 6,390 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Norvasc (latest outcomes from 80,465 users) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure.
Lopressor (latest outcomes from 18,519 users) has active ingredients of metoprolol tartrate. It is often used in high blood pressure.
On Oct, 29, 2014: 6,390 people who take Norvasc, Lopressor are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Norvasc (amlodipine besylate)
- Lopressor (metoprolol tartrate)
Drug effectiveness over time :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Norvasc is effective||0.00%|
(0 of 8 people)
(10 of 30 people)
(5 of 20 people)
(12 of 29 people)
(16 of 42 people)
(24 of 34 people)
(5 of 11 people)
(0 of 1 people)
|Lopressor is effective||9.09%|
(1 of 11 people)
(7 of 21 people)
(7 of 17 people)
(11 of 28 people)
(17 of 47 people)
(25 of 43 people)
(7 of 10 people)
Most common drug interactions over time * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Dyspnoea||Headache||Pneumonia||Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis||Insomnia||Oedema Peripheral||Myocardial Infarction||Pain|
|Hypotension||Fatigue||Loss Of Consciousness||Ventricular Tachycardia||Ventricular Extrasystoles||Pain||Osteonecrosis||Nausea|
|Renal Failure||Atrioventricular Block Second Degree||Bradycardia||Bradycardia Nos||Nausea||Anxiety||Syncope||Oedema Peripheral|
|Dizziness||Heart Rate Increased||Abdominal Pain Upper||Anxiety||Fatigue||Myocardial Infarction||Dental Caries||Chest Pain|
|Oedema Peripheral||Pyrexia||Anxiety||Palpitations||Myocardial Infarction||Diarrhoea||Chest Pain||Fatigue|
|Pallor||Electrolyte Imbalance||Pulmonary Fibrosis||Dizziness||Decreased Appetite||Depressed Mood||Coronary Artery Disease||Myocardial Infarction|
Drug effectiveness by gender :
|Norvasc is effective||38.27%|
(31 of 81 people)
(41 of 94 people)
|Lopressor is effective||37.04%|
(30 of 81 people)
(45 of 96 people)
Most common drug interactions by gender * :
|Oedema Peripheral||Myocardial Infarction|
Drug effectiveness by age :
|Norvasc is effective||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||18.52%|
(5 of 27 people)
(6 of 28 people)
(16 of 53 people)
(45 of 161 people)
|Lopressor is effective||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||29.63%|
(8 of 27 people)
(7 of 28 people)
(16 of 51 people)
(44 of 163 people)
Most common drug interactions by age * :
|Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia||Renal Failure Acute||Suicide Attempt||Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis||Pain||Pain||Pain||Pain|
|Cleft Lip And Palate||Fall||Cardiogenic Shock||Skin Hypertrophy||Anxiety||Anxiety||Nausea||Dyspnoea|
|Ventricular Hypertrophy||Constipation||Coma||Arthralgia||Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis||Chest Pain||Myocardial Infarction||Asthenia|
|Vascular Pseudoaneurysm||Confusional State||Nausea||Joint Range Of Motion Decreased||Dizziness||Nausea||Chest Pain||Nausea|
|Drug Exposure During Pregnancy||Ventricular Hypertrophy||Overdose||Skin Induration||Emotional Distress||Oedema Peripheral||Oedema Peripheral||Anxiety|
|Heart Disease Congenital||Feeling Abnormal||Metabolic Acidosis||Pain||Asthenia||Injury||Anxiety||Fatigue|
|Small For Dates Baby||Hallucination, Visual||Ventricular Fibrillation||Pain In Extremity||Fatigue||Cellulitis||Fatigue||Oedema Peripheral|
|Premature Baby||Tremor||Anuria||Skin Hyperpigmentation||Blood Creatinine Increased||Dyspnoea||Dyspnoea||Dizziness|
|Microtia||Tachycardia||Drug Toxicity||Injury||Hypotension||Back Pain||Pyrexia||Diarrhoea|
|Renin Increased||Sleep Disorder||Alanine Aminotransferase Increased||Emotional Distress||Skin Induration||Depression||Renal Failure||Chest Pain|
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):
- Can unexplained hypertension be cause by a partial thyroidectomy?
(Asked by a 50 year old man who has BP 135/77 Even After Increasing Meds, and takes Acetaminophen, Fluticasone Propionate, Allegra D 24 Hour, Nexium, Valsartan, Metoprolol Succinate, Amlodipine Besylate)
Doc is trying to figure out why the BP suddenly spiked. I started an exercise regimen after a stress test. I had to be on Metoprolol just to pass the test. Results were no heart-related issues. Lost 6lbs. since starting exercise and don't know if this is Thyroidal or not. No discussion with the ...
- Is type 2 diabetes reversible after stopping plavix after a year being on the drug?
(Asked by a 53 year old woman who has Heart Attack With Stents, and takes Metoprolol Tartrate, Protonix, Plavix)
Can any Plavix, Protonix or Metoprolol can type 2 diabetes and can it be reversible after stopping the meds? I experience severe leg cramps in my muscles. I was on Atorvastatin for high cholesterol for 8 months before being taken off. If anyone can answer any of my questions it will be greatly appre ...
- Alprazolam & amoxicillin
(Asked by a 72 year old man who has Enlarged Prostate, High Blood Pressure, Diverticulitis, and takes Meclizine, Clonidine, Norvasc, Flomax, Avodart)
Have Diverticulitis from having Diverticulosis. Have had high blood pressure for about 4 years and it is controlled with the Norvasc & Clonidine. Enlarged prostate is controlled with Flomax & Avodart. Meclizine is for vertigo, take 2 25mg per day, 1 Am & 1 PM. Take 1 Norvasc AM & 1 Flomax PM.
- May iuuse viagra after a hemorrhagic stroke ?
(Asked by a 74 year old man who has Ed A Nd I Had Ahemmorhagic Stroke, and takes Amlodipine Besylate, Valsartan)
I had a hemmorhagic stroke in March 2014 and wonder if I may safely use Viagra
- I am prescribed amlodopine for high blood pressure, 10mg daily. is it okay to combine garcinia cambogia for weight loss?
(Asked by a 61 year old woman who has High Blood Pressure, and takes Amlodipine)
I have a prescription of Amlodipine 10mg tabs for high blood pressure. I would like to begin taking Garcinia Cambogia and would like to hear if anyone has had any adverse reaction to this combination or positive results, as well.
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(Posted by a 55 year old woman who has Graves Disease, Essential High Blood Pressure, and takes Lisinopril, Losartan, Amlodipine, Levothyroxine Sodium)
I was going through the menopause with all the usual drama when I started feeling awful. Doc said that my blood pressure was through the roof and prescribed Lisinopril. This gave me technicolour dreams and a runny nose, so he switched me to Losartan. This made me soooo tired that I didn't want to ...
Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Norvasc (amlodipine besylate) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Norvasc is used in:
- Lopressor is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Norvasc alternatives:
- Lopressor alternatives:
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